Assistant Farm Manager

Job Status: Placement
Location
Harare
Estimated Salary
N/A

Expiration date: 30 Oct 2021

Date Posted

09 Sep 2021

Expiration date

30 Oct 2021

Offered Salary (month)

$0

Experience

5 year exp

Level

Senior Level

Responsible for supervising the Water Section, Estate Development Section, Cattle section & Admin section for Harare South Farms as per instructions, requirements & SOPs

Key Result Areas

Key Result Area 1:

Responsible for all the activities in the Water Section, Estate Development Section, Cattle section & Admin section for Harare South Farms

Major Activities required in achieving desired output:

  • Meets with Manager Harare South Farms daily to discuss daily activities in line with yearly/monthly/daily plan
  • Meets with Cattle Foreman, Farm Clerk, Farm Plumber & Farm Tractor Drivers daily to coordinate daily tasks
  • Conducts spot checks daily to ensure that all agreed tasks are performed according to plan
  • Responsible for fertilization, liming & weed control of pastures
  • Communicates any water issues immediately with all IZIM sections
  • HODs & Superior Prepares all farms requisitions and submits to Superior for authorization & signature
  • Communicates approved operational issues with IZIM stakeholders
  • Updates work-in-progress to superior daily
  • Ensures all sections production targets are met
  • Conducts water chlorination test check on an adhoc basis
  • Physically check the dam water level monthly
  • Monitors all water equipment & infrastructure to ensure good working order and organises repairs with relevant staff
  • Conducts bird proofing checks randomly
  • Ensures all admin records are up-to-date and filed correctly
  • Monitors fuel tanks & pumps randomly and ensures that fuel records are accurate and sent to Vehicle Workshops
  • Prepares petrol requisitions and submits to Superior for authorization & signature to ensure fuel levels are above replenishment level
  • Participates in monthly stocktakes with IDOC Accountant Liaises with IZIM sections HODs with all IZIM requirements
  • Reconciles fuel, water, milk, transport charges with all relevant IZIM sections, submits reconciliation to Superior for authorization and then to IZIM section
  • Receives GRVs & sends to IDOC Accountant Acts as Farm Manager when Superior is on leave Extent of Discretion; Incumbent liaises with Manager Harare South Farms

Key Result Area 2:

Responsible for supervising the farms labour

Major Activities required in achieving desired output:

  • Conducts specific training with all new staff on QA standards & general training with existing staff when needed
  • Conducts spot checks to ensure staff attendance is recorded correctly Monitors all HR related issues with Farm Manager
  • Coordinates housing allocation on the Harare South farms, gets approval & sign off from Superior & submits to IDOC Accountant
  • Monitors villages population to ensure that the correct occupants are present
  • Ensures that housing occupation tallies with housing records
  • Conducts disciplinary action with farm labour when needed
  • Physically conducts house checks and records any anomalies on housing occupation form
  • Ensures that the notice board is update regularly Extent of Discretion;
  • Incumbent liaises with Superior

Key Result Area 3:

Responsible for the maintenance & repairs on Harare South Farms as instructed or when needed

Major Activities required in achieving desired output:

  • Monitors & supervises the maintenance of the water plant
  • Randomly checks that all equipment registers are up-to-date & that each piece of equipment is signed for by the user
  • Physically checks the appearance of the farms regularly & instructs relevant staff to repair or fix when necessary
  • Physically checks the condition of the wildlife to ensure optimal condition

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